Revision: Baggage Check
January 23, 2022
Week 04: Baggage Check
(Proverbs 39:18 KJV)
Where there is no vision, the people perish …
- Opinions of others
- Unmet expectations
- Hurtful Past
- Unresolved Yesterdays
Key Thought: Refuse to let the baggage of my past limit God’s vision for my future.
Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
1. about it.
There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2 a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, 3 a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build … 6 a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away …
(Ecc 3:6 MSG)
… A right time to hold on and another to let go
✓ Get rid of the
“But they all alike began to make excuses. The first said, ‘I have just bought a field, and I must go and see it. Please excuse me.’ 19 “Another said, ‘I have just bought five yoke of oxen, and I’m on my way to try them out. Please excuse me.’ 20 “Still another said, ‘I just got married, so I can’t come.’
✓ Cut the .
Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
✓ Fill the .
- God’s Word
Vision dies when we believe more of our best days are behind us than in front of us.
I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”